|Born:||January 20 1971|
Amanda "Mandy" Carter-Zegarowski (born January 20, 1971) is a former American college basketball player and former high school girls basketball coach and the mother of NBA Rookie of the Year winner, Michael Carter-Williams.
Early Life and CareerEdit
Mandy Carter-Zegarowski graduated from Salem State College with a degree in communications. She began her coaching career 20 years ago as an instructor of youth clinics at the Hamilton Recreation Center. Carter went on to coach the JV Girls’ Basketball team at Hamilton Wenham High School before being appointed the Girls’ Varsity Basketball Coach at Ipswich High School. During her tenure at Ipswich, Carter led the Tigers to ten straight state tournament appearances. The Tigers won the league title seven times under Carter’s direction. A four time CAL Coach of the Year winner, she was also named the Massachusetts North Coach of the year. Most recently, Carter founded A-Z Sports Management, LLC, a managing and consulting company for professional athletes and businesses. She has also established MCW Starz LLC., a comprehensive basketball program evolving out of Mass Hoop Elite. Carter has consulted many families through college recruiting process and provided parents and student athletes with the information needed to make an informed college placement decision.
In college Carter-Zegarowski met Earl Williams while the two were student-athletes at Salem State University in Salem, Massachusetts. Carter-Zegarowski played basketball at Salem State until she became pregnant with Earl's child. She gave birth to their son, Michael, who plays basketball in the NBA andwon Rookie of the Year in 2013.. When Michael was 18 months, she began dating Zach Zegarowski. They married in 1996 and together, they have three children: Masey, who plays basketball at Bryant University and twin boys Marcus and Max, who are basketball players at Tilton School.